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Northwest Writing Institute (NWI)

Student Voices

We all carry stories we need to share. Perhaps we overhear a conversation on a street corner or observe a moment of revelation in a classroom or a ritual in another country. Perhaps a father or grandmother finally reveals a tale they’ve been afraid to share. We wrestle with ethical questions and aesthetic ones: is the story ours to tell? What form should it take – writing, photography, a short film or a combination of media?

In imaginative writing and documentary studies courses, we write to discover our thinking, to shape our cultures, and to develop new ways to teach cross-cultural understanding.

For samples of student writing and film from previous workshops please explore the links below.

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